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  • Posted: May 25, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 13, 2023
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    Machakos County, nicknamed 'Macha,’ was the first capital city of Kenya and is now an administrative county in Kenya. Machakos is made up of eight (8) constituencies including Machakos Town, Mavoko, Masinga, Yatta, Kangundo, Kathiani, Matungulu, and Mwala. Machakos Town is the administrative capital of the County.
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    Deputy Director of Fisheries


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    • initiating and implementing of fisheries policies, programmes and strategies;
    • monitoring the implementation of regional and international fisheries agreements;
    • coordinating the strengthening of fisheries extension services;
    • promoting co-operation between the fisheries sector and local/international stakeholders;
    • implementation of multilateral projects and programmes.
    • undertaking cost effective research to advance the County priorities on fisheries sector;
    • promoting fish marketing and value addition;
    • harmonizing fisheries technical training in liaison with relevant institutions;
    • undertaking, monitoring and evaluation activities in the Directorate.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Fifteen (15) years of working experience in the fisheries sector in Public Service or Private Sector of which five (5) must be in managerial position,
    • Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields;-Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
    • Masters degree in any of the following fields;-Biological Sciences, Natural resource Management, Aquatic Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences or any other equivalent and relevant degree from a recognized Institution;
    • competence in planning and implementation of development, management and research of fisheries projects and programs;
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
    • knowledge of the Fisheries development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related Statutes and international conventions;

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are requested fill the Online application form accessible from Machakos County Public Service Board Portal through the following link: http://
    Note that all applications must be submitted electronically.
    Applicants should upload scanned copies of their Academic certificates, Professional Certificates and National Identification Cards. Interested and qualified candidates must apply on or before 13th June 2023 by 5 PM.

    Note: The Shortlisted Candidates will be required to:

    • Provide copies of academic and professional certificates certified by the issuing institutions.
    • Produce originals of their National identity Cards, academic and professional certificates and 
    • transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
    • It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. 
    • Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included. 
    • County Government of Machakos is an equal opportunity employer: Women, Persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Machakos County Public Service Board on to apply

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